Keyword: expulsion

How France's shameful deportations help Ramzan Kadyrov's brutal Chechen regime

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Chechen dictator Ramzan Kadyrov. © (grozny-tv) Chechen dictator Ramzan Kadyrov. © (grozny-tv)

In recent months France's interior minister Gérald Darmanin has ordered the expulsion of around a dozen Chechens from the country. This does not just trample over fundamental rights of asylum and the country's commitments under European treaties, says Mediapart's co-founder François Bonnet in this op-ed article. He argues it also means that France is effectively collaborating with Chechen's notorious leader Ramzan Kadyrov, a man accused of overseeing the murder and torture of his opponents.

Opponents of controversial Nantes airport protest against expulsion

Demonstration attracted up to 20,000 people protesting against proceedings to evict inhabitants, including farmers, from planned site.

French press correspondent speaks out over expulsion from China

Ursula Gauthier said in TV interview she was accused of supporting terrorism after article critical of official policy in western region of Xinjiang.

China 'to expell' French news correspondent

Weekly magazine l'Obs says its Beijing correspondent is given until December 31st to leave after report on crackdowns on Muslim Uighur people.

French far-right Front National party expells founder Jean-Marie Le Pen

The decision on Thursday follows months of feuding between the anti-Semitic provocateur and his daughter who replaced him as party leader.

Hollande offer to deported Roma girl to return 'alone' causes uproar

The French president is slammed by Right and Left for offering a deported immigrant teenager a return to France but without her family.

UMP set to expel MP over anti-gay comments

France's ruling UMP party is set to expel one of its MPs who said gay people hold too much sway and who downplayed WWII persecution of gays.